Honeywell 5806W3 Frequently Asked Questions

What Does the Maintenance Feature Do On a 5800COMBO, 5808W3 & 5806W3?
On Honeywell Smokes, the maintenance feature is used to let the user know when they need to clean the device. By cleaning the device regularly and performing proper maintenance, you can ensure that your smoke detector functions properly for many years. Learn more about these Honeywell Smokes.
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Conventional vs Monitored Smoke Detectors
Both conventional smoke detectors and monitored smoke detectors are life-safety devices that activate upon detecting smoke. But only a monitored smoke detector can contact a central station for help. A conventional smoke detector is just a noise-making device. Learn more about smoke detectors.
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Honeywell 5800COMBO vs 5806W3
The 5800COMBO and the 5806W3 are two life-safety devices. Both are from the Honeywell 5800 Series, and both communicate at a frequency of 345 MHz. However, the 5800COMBO provides smoke, heat and CO detection, while the 5806W3 only provides smoke detection. Learn more about these two sensors.
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How Do I Change the Batteries on My 5806W3?
To change the battery in a 5806W3 Wireless Smoke Detector, remove the device from its mounting base. Then remove the old battery. Wait 20 seconds for the device to fully power down. Then insert a fresh CR123A lithium battery and reapply the device. Learn more about maintaining a 5806W3.
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What Frequency Do the 5800 Sensors Operate at?
Honeywell's 5800 series wireless devices operate at 345 MHz. This frequency was assigned to them by the FCC, and should operate free of interference in the US.
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How Do I Determine the Age of a Honeywell Wireless Smoke Detector?
When Honeywell smokes are made, a date code sticker is affixed to indicate the date when this occurred. Read on and learn how to interpret this date code.
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Honeywell 5806W3 vs 5808W3
The Honeywell 5808W3 is a wireless Photoelectric Smoke with a built-in heat detector. The 5806W3 is a wireless Photoelectric Smoke only. Find out more!
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What Loop Should My Honeywell Smoke Detector Be On?
Honeywell Smoke Detectors should be programmed as a fire zone on loop 1. Find out how many loops each Honeywell Smoke Detector has and what each loop supports.
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Can I Connect A Wired Smoke To My 2GIG GC3?
Find out if a wired smoke can be connected to a 2GIG GC3
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Do 5800 Sensors Work On A Lyric Security System?
Find out if 5800 sensors work on a Lyric Controller security system
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